Creative, Group Head

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EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR – Epsilon

Based in DUBLIN

ABOUT US….

Epsilon is the global leader in creating customer connections that build brand and business equity. A new breed of Agency for a consumer empowered world, our unique approach harnesses the power of rich data, world-leading technologies, engaging creativity and transformative ideas to ignite connections between brands and customers, delivering dramatic results.

Recognised by Ad Age as the #1 World CRM / Direct Marketing Network, #1 US Agency from all disciplines and #2 US Digital Agency Network.

We employ 7000+ Associates in 60 offices worldwide.

Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more info go to epsilon.com

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE….

This is a challenger role. We are looking for a committed team player who isn’t afraid to do the unexpected. You will be tasked with building a success story and defining the agency of the future.

In order to achieve this, you will need to be a forward thinking, creative leader, passionate about what you do and the effect of that on the client’s business.

You will need to be willing to go above and beyond to make the agency business a success.

This role is Dublin based but the remit spans EMEA.

QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE THAT WILL CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS YOUR SUCCESS IN THE ROLE….

This role has a number of critical objectives, including:

§ Grow the agency business across EMEA

§ Be a hands on manager with senior creatives to set high creative standards

§ Be a hero with key clients

§ Be an inspiration to young talent

§ Lead by example as a key partner with client service and planning

§ Challenge the norm

§ Lead the creative agenda at leadership meetings.

And… ultimately…. define the creative offering for our future.

Skill set:

§ Strategic creative thinker

§ Business thinker – understand the balance between great creative and profitable work

§ Experience in smart digital / UX

§ NOT traditional creative background

§ Self starter

§ Up for the challenge / hands on

§ Understands the importance of a great process

§ Working collaboratively with other departments

§ Board level

§ Experience of leading a large team

§ US experience would be a plus

Current clients: 50% large tech client focus + other clients

New business: 50% global pitches, positioning and Irish market pitches

Specifics:

§ Lead a 30+ Creative Department in 2 countries

§ Demonstrable track record in a similar role

§ Seat at the leadership table

We offer an excellent work environment, great benefits and pay!

Please apply if you are interested.

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Qualifications

Conditions of Employment

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.

About Catapult

Ranked the #1 Agency by the Hub Magazine, Catapult is the integrated behavior-based marketing services agency that delivers accelerated business growth through the Art of Conversion™. This unique data-driven approach identifies the core, actionable insights that inspire brilliant creative with the power to convert consumers into shoppers, shoppers into buyers, and buyers into loyal advocates. Headquartered in Westport, CT, Catapult leverages the expertise of more than 300 employees across 11 offices in major retailer geographies including Minneapolis, Bentonville, Chicago, Dallas, Cincinnati, Nashville, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle and Tampa. Catapult is an Epsilon brand. For more information: http://www.catapultmarketing.com/, follow on Twitter @CatapultMktg or call 1.203.682.4000.

Great People, Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us.

About Epsilon

Epsilon is a global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 Largest World CRM/Direct Marketing Network, #1 Largest U.S. Agency from All Disciplines and #1 Largest U.S. Mobile Marketing Agency, Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit http://www.epsilon.com/, follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg or call 1.800.309.0505.

Alliance Data provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Meet Some of Epsilon's Employees

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Lisa oversees a market of about 300 Epsilon clients, ensuring that they have all the necessary tools and talent to build brand loyalty and achieve the company’s goals.


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